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Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Viking Motor Lodge)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Miami, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this a great and convenient place to stay as it was so easy to access the Gondola to Heavenly mountain. Everything was within close proximity and the room was warm, clean and tidy. Front desk staff were very friendly and accommodating, as i had to leave my stuff when checking out, to go snowboarding then come back later... More

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Scott, I has been a pleasure to do business with you! Please come back soon! Thank you for your support. Cordially, Ruben Z G.M. More

Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My kids and I stayed there last weekend and had a great time! Big Pines Mountain House is within walking distance to all of the casinos, restaurants and Starbucks!! It's very clean, affordable and comfortable. The front desk clerks were fun and adorable too;-) I highly recommend!

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Ruben Z, General Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Julie, We are here to serve you. Thanks for your kind review! Please come back soon. Cordially, Ruben Z. G.M. More

Grimsby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have recently returned from the Big Pines after staying there for 2 weeks whilst Snowboarding. The room on the second floor in the annexe was a reasonable size with good closet for snowboards and equipment. It also gave us everyhing we needed: fridge, microwave, coffee maker, TV and was clean with daily maid service. The motel is very handy... More

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you, thank you, thank you.... We are very happy to see your review! Please come back soon! Cordially, Ruben Z G.M. More

Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This isn't the most glamorous of motels but its what I thought it would be. The decor was outdated, nothing fancy but it was clean. I really didn't plan on spending a lot of time in the room so it was perfect for the price. We could walk to both the gondola at Heavenly and the casino. It was an... More

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Hi, We are very happy to served you well. We appreciate your review and business, please come back soon! Thanks! Cordially, Ruben Z More

Elk Grove, California, United States
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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I have reviewed this hotel before. They have really clean rooms and a very nice staff. The location is perfect. I come to SLT for business all the time and stay in the lodging by Heavenly because the prices are so much better. The truth about this location is, if you want a big, clean room with a coffee maker... More

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Hi, Thank you very much for your support! Please come back soon! Thanks again! Cordially, Ruben Z. More

Glen Ellen, California, United States
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Thank you to all the staff at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe. You make visiting South Lake Tahoe easy and comfortable. The hotel is so conveniently located and walking distance to, many restaurants and the Heavenly Gondola. Thanks

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Ruben Z, General Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Jeffrey, You have made our day, we thank you very much for your review and support, our family works very hard to make the Hotel a nice and affordable choice. Please come back soon! Thanks again!!! More

Sedalia, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The rooms were great, the staff was exceptional and the opportunity to have a gathering room for our family gatherings was priceless. Every single person in our group was happy and we had 22 people there. The staff was very helpful in the planning process, we were able to do everything we wanted to do and all of us were... More

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Ruben Z, General Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! See you next year. More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

There's a ton of motels all located in the same area. Its not a bad location, close to the strip of casinos and the beach. The pool was in utter disuse, and the room wasn't too spacious. But hey, for a last minute bargain, not bad.

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Ruben Z, Public Relations Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Neil, Thank you for your patronage and review. Our pool is seasonal and opens from May to September. Please come back again. Thank you! Cordially, Ruben Z More

San Jose, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

this a good hotel on the border of CA and NV - perfect place if you want to gamble at Harrah's. The room was clean, but the bed was squeaky. Good if you want to stay only for a couple of nights. THe breakfast was good. Overall it was a comfortable stay.

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Hi, Thank you very much for staying with us! Please come back soon! More

San Francisco, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Located at a very central location with a short walk to the casinos and beaches, this hotel is priced right and is a good getaway for a couple fo days. The rooms are nice, big and comfortable. A family of four has plenty of room in a double queen bedroom. Bathrooms are slightly small in size and shower pressure not... More

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Ruben Z, Public Relations Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much your business and review. I'm very glad that you liked us, we work very hard every day to make your stay nice and affordable. Please come back soon! Thanks again! Cordially, Ruben Z More

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Additional Information about Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe

Also Known As:
Big Pines Mountain House Of Tahoe Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Big Pines Mountain House Of Tahoe Hotel
Big Pines Mountain Lake Tahoe
Big Pines Mountain House
Address: 4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Viking Motor Lodge)
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Big Pines Mountain House is conveniently located in the center of South Lake Tahoe, within walking distance to major attractions - Heavenly Ski resort, the casinos and the Lake itself. We offer clean, comfortable and affordable rooms. Free wi-fi, complimentary breakfast, heated seasonal pool and the location make us the best value in town. Do not leave your pets behind, we will be happy to accept them in our hotel. Come visit us! Our friendly staff is always here to help you to make your Tahoe getaway simply fun! ... more   less 
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